Work with Us

Work with Us

The Partnership for Public Service is the only nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to building a better government and a stronger democracy.

Culture Statement

We are a purpose-driven, people-centric and fast-paced organization that performs at a high level and carefully stewards our resources. We value diverse perspectives, backgrounds and capabilities, treat each other with respect at all times, are collaborative and results-oriented, and are passionate about building a better government and a stronger democracy. We are a community that has fun, celebrates our successes, is curious, innovates and learns from our mistakes, and consistently seeks to improve as a means of increasing our impact. We take collective responsibility for creating, shaping and fostering the environment we want for our community.

Full-Time and Contract Positions

We believe that good organizations start with good people. We strive for excellence, as one team, in pursuit of our mission, and strive to be an inclusive organization that fosters learning, collaboration and respect. We also recruit for diversity in our workplace, believing that a range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences contributes to our mission of revitalizing government.

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The Partnership Internship Program offers undergraduate and advanced degree students as well as recent graduates an opportunity to contribute to the Partnership’s mission while developing valuable professional skills. 

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The Partnership offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports employee health and wellness and is designed to meet the diverse needs of our staff.

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Health Insurance

The Partnership provides medical, dental and vision coverage to its employees and pays up to 85% of employees’ health care premiums, while subsidizing a portion of the premium for child, spouse or family coverage. Health care coverage begins from the date of hire.

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Retirement Plan

The Partnership offers a 401(k) retirement plan with a 4% employer match. 

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Flexible Spending Account

Partnership employees have the option to participate in a flexible spending account, or FSA, and set aside pre-tax funds for medical, transportation and dependent care expenses. 

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Annual Leave

Each full time employee is eligible to accrue 15 days of annual leave per year. After two years with the Partnership, employees accrue up to 17 days of annual leave per year.

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Sick Leave

Each full time employee is eligible to accrue 10 sick leave days per year. 

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Administrative Leave

Administrative paid leave is provided, in addition to annual leave and sick leave, for such things as medical appointments, family emergencies or meeting repair or delivery persons at home. 

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Paid Leave

The Partnership recognizes 12 paid holidays, including the day after Thanksgiving and Juneteenth. 

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Life and Disability Insurance

The Partnership covers its employees with a life insurance policy that will pay an amount equal to an employee’s annual salary, up to $110,000, to designated beneficiaries. The Partnership also provides long and short-term disability insurance for employees.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Partnership

The Partnership for Public Service is committed to building a culture of inclusion. Our organization believes there is no place for hate, violence or inequality in our economic, social and civil systems, nor in our workplaces, and we unequivocally disavow all forms of racism, bigotry and discrimination. 

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Our Values


Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective government. 


Promise to be trustworthy, nonpartisan and fiscally responsible. 


Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results. 


People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect.